The following information is for the EMANT300, EMANT380
Exercise 14 - Install the EMANT300 Component and Instrument Controls
- Learn to install third party controls to the Visual Basic IDE
The standard controls provided are better suited
for the Office Automation applications rather than Measurement
Automation applications. In Engineering, we normally display data
using charts, meters and LEDs. Fortunately, these controls are
available from third party suppliers like National Instruments Corp.
They cost from a few hundred US$ to several thousand US$.
For your exercise, we have included a FREE simple instrument control kit that contains the following controls
To integrate the Emant Controls in Visual Studio .NET:
- Select the Toolbox and click Show All
- Right-click on the Toolbox background.
Select Choose Items...
- On the Choose Toolbox Items Dialog,
select the NET Framework Components tab
- The Emant300
component is required to program the EMANT3X0 DAQ module. You
have used it in your earlier exercises as the assembly Emant300.dll
- Press the Browse
- Locate and
select the Emant300.dll
assembly. Click OK
- If your control is successfully installed,
your General tab will display the controls. Note that you
need to install your components only once. It will be available for
subsequent projects until you remove them.
the steps for the Emant
Locate and select the EmantCntrl.dll
assembly. See the EMANT
manual for more information.
End of Exercise 14